People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.Today is Thursday July 10, 2014.
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People Plus will host students of the Bowdoin International Music Festival in a free concert on Thursday, July 10 at 2:00. The Bowdoin Festival’s community concert series presents gifted classical musicians from around the world performing solo and chamber music in non-traditional venues. The performers are conservatory and graduate students who attend the Festival’s summer program to hone their performing skills in preparation for a life in music.
People Plus hosts author Wendall Kinney for an Author's Chat on Wednesday, July 9, 2:00 pm. A long-time member of the People Plus Write On group, Kinney has been writing poetry and prose since 1990. His first book, Overhome: and Other Kitchen Table Tales”, is a compilation of short stories based on family history.
Have you ever wanted to try Pilates but thought it was too hard? Pilates Lite, led by Dennis Kimmage, strengthens the key core muscles in your body but more gently than a traditional Pilates workout. In this class you will learn how to modify the physical movements to make them easier and more accessible. Six week session 7/1 – 8/5, Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/ $60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well being. Yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Join this class, which also includes an introduction to meditation, with experienced instructor Ann Kimmage, who brings the joy out of yoga and tailors yoga to your individual needs. Six week session 7/1 – 8/5, Tuesdays 1:30 pm, $30 members/$60 non-members. Drop-ins welcome for additional fee. FMI 729-0757.
If you are concerned about a family history or are curious about whether you are at risk, there is a new “Diabetes Prevention” 16-week lifestyle change program being offered at People Plus in Brunswick! Starting on June 18 at 4 pm and running initially for 16 weeks, this program, developed by the Centers for Disease Control, is designed to help reduce the development of diabetes and has proven success in preventing Type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.
Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 17 for the Annual People Plus picnic at Thomas Point Beach. Entertainment provided by Pejepscot Station courtesy of Ameriprise Financial in Brunswick! Watch for more information to come!
Dave Brown, of Bridges Home Care, a division of Spectrum Generations, will be back to People Plus this summer to teach his popular Learn to Play Bridge class. The class will run from June 13 – July 25 on Fridays from 10:00 – 11:30 am and is offered free to members only. Registration is required.
FMI or to register call 729-0757.
Bring your iPhones, iPads, or iPods to Apple 101 for Apple Devices! Each week we will learn about a new application or service provided by your device such as iCloud, FaceTime, Facebook, and multiple applications. Instructor: Drew Dow. Six week session. $30 members/ $60 non-members per session. Registration is required. Class size is limited.
Tuesdays (6/24 - 7/29), 10:10 - 11:10 am